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On The Morality Of Punching Nazis, With Nick Spencer, Lexi Alexander, And A Special Guest Appearance By Richard Spencer

Tensions were high during the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States today. So high, in fact, that…

Captain America writer Nick Spencer took to Twitter to denounce the punching, as well as those who were applauding the punching, of Richard Spencer, a self-proclaimed white nationalist and alt-right leader.


Captain America #275
Written by J.M. DeMatteis
Art by Mike Zeck
America is a land free from tyranny, but when a group of Neo Nazi rally together will Captain America uphold the First Amendment? Or will he let his fears of another world war get the better of him?

(You can read a summary of the issue here, or buy it here.)

Of course, there's another school of thought on Nazi punching as well, as explained by director Lexi Alexander:

We're not positive, but we suspect Lexi might be able to find a Captain America issue that agrees with her point of view as well:


So what does Lexi think of Nick's tweets about Richard?

And what does the rest of comics Twitter have to say about all this?

Well, that looks like a consensus to us.


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